Tag: Southwind Rail Trail

I grew up camping with a large extended family.  We started with tents. That is, the adults had tents. Us kids crowded into the backs of station wagons or slept under the stars on a…

HUMBOLDT — Construction has officially started at the new trailhead in Humboldt which will include cabins, a bike barn, along with a camping area for bicyclists. Beth Barlow, who is spearheading the project, said that…

A group of more than 25 hiking and biking enthusiasts gathered at the Lehigh Portland Trails complex south of Iola Wednesday, as part of a growing New Year?s Day tradition to explore the trail system.…

HUMBOLDT ?  About three years ago, a group of biking enthusiasts unsuccessfully appealed to the Humboldt City Council to have a bike lane added to Ninth Street. The Council voted down the request, in part…

The Allen County Sheriff’s department responded to a report of a mountain lion on the Southwind Rail Trail just north of Humboldt just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Sheriff Bryan Murphy said the department received…

HUMBOLDT ? Beth Barlow shared her vision with Humboldt City Council members about a project A Bolder Humboldt, a local development group, intends for the trailhead at the northeast edge of town. The plan will…

Ask about his bike shop’s name, and Ben Alexander offers up a history lesson. Kansas, the state, was named after the Kansas River, which derived its name from the Kanza Indian tribe. Kanza translates to “people…